On Friday, October 2nd, Pastor Jan-Aage Torp is a speaker at the closing seminar of the symposium «Mahatma Ghandi´s Relevance in Today´s World». There have been several seminars connected to the 150th anniversary of Ghandi´s birth.
Pastor Torp will give a 8-10 minute address upon the invitation of India´s Ambassador Dr. B. Bala Bhaskar. Here Torp will recount how Ghandi´s non-violence philosophy shaped his practice in a young age, impacted by his missionary father, and he will discuss the impact on him of the internationally acclaimed Ghandi expert, Norwegian Professor of Philosophy, Dr. Arne Næss, who in 1996 testified for Torp in a court case in Oslo City Court.
The Symposium is held by the Embassy of India in Norway.